Bed and Pressure Sores

Bedsore and Pressure Ulcer Lawyers in Cleveland

Nursing Home Residents and Their Families Turn to Us for Help

Decubitus pressure ulcers, commonly referred to as bedsores, typically occur when a bedridden person remains in one position in a bed or a wheelchair for a lengthy period of time.

These painful sores are usually found on the:

  • Tailbone
  • Upper back
  • Calves
  • Backs of arms

Elderly and infirm residents of nursing homes often require help turning over or shifting positions to alleviate the excessive pressure on one area of the skin. If you have identified pressure ulcers on your loved one in a nursing home, it may be evidence that the staff is not providing the appropriate level of care and treatment. This could be a reason to speak with an attorney such as one at the firm of Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP about your nursing home abuse case.

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We understand the legal issues and case history involved in winning a pressure ulcer or other type of nursing home injury case. We also know that when your elderly or vulnerable loved one is hurting, it is necessary to tell the human story. The nursing home managers must be made to stop—forever. Unfortunately, too many managers and staff members ignore the residents' rights, in favor of taking shortcuts to profits. That’s where a Cleveland bedsore lawyer from Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP can step in with the full story, taking the right steps to defend your loved one.

Do You Have A Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuit?

It is an unfortunate fact that residents of nursing homes suffer common injuries such as pressure sores and decubitus ulcers. Not every bedsore is a result of negligence. But if you suspect that your loved one's sores are consistent with neglect and an improper level of care, trust your instincts. Our firm is recognized throughout the region for the leading lawyers in Cleveland.

Contact us at (216) 600-0114 to discuss your elder abuse case. We offer a no-cost, confidential consultation and handle bed sore and nursing home injury cases throughout Ohio and the nation.

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